Joseph McCarthy's Downfall Was Accusing the Army of Communism

From:America in Color: The 1950s

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In mid-1954, a riveted nation watched Senator Joseph McCarthy accuse the U.S. Army of being infiltrated by communists. But the army's lawyer, Joseph Welch refused to be bullied, and struck back.